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Camden Haven River
North Haven foreshore.jpg
Camden Haven River at North Haven, 2009
Other name(s) Camden Haven River Southern Branch
Country Australia
State New South Wales
IBRA NSW North Coast
District Mid North Coast
Local government areas Port Macquarie-Hastings, Mid-Coast Council
Physical characteristics
Main source Mount Gibraltar, Gibraltar Range
west of Lorne
698 m (2,290 ft)
River mouth Tasman Sea, South Pacific Ocean
Camden Head
0 m (0 ft)
Length 72 km (45 mi)
Basin features
Basin size 589 km2 (227 sq mi)
National parks Crowdy Bay, Dooragan

Camden Haven River, an open and trained intermediate wave dominated barrier estuary, is located in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features

Camden Haven River upper catchment starts at the two south eastern creeks at Edge. The merged flow of the two rivers, together with the outflow of Queens Lake spills into the Tasman Sea of the South Pacific Ocean. The river descends 698 metres (2,290 ft) over its 72 kilometres (45 mi) course.

Camden Haven River is transversed by the Pacific Highway north of the village of Rossglen, between Coopernook and Kew.

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